Kelly Pardekooper


Peter Pricken

There is a funny smoke that hangs in the air in Amsterdam music clubs. Last Friday night, we played until 2 a.m. and could barely drive home. more

Apr 11, 2007 4:39 PM MUSIC

So we have survived the first run on the German autobahn and the fastest traffic I have seen. It's fun going 100 mph in our Volvo wagon, but hard to not feel that you're breaking the law. more

Apr 6, 2007 9:50 PM MUSIC

We picked up a rental car and dove into downtown Amsterdam traffic with red eyes and bright sunshine and bicycles and trains everywhere. The first few moments were extreme sensory overload, so much to look at while trying not to run someone over or drive into a canal. more

Apr 4, 2007 6:55 PM MUSIC

By day, Kelly Pardekooper is a mild-mannered sales rep for "Isthmus". By night, he's a gravy-voiced troubador who is, as they say, big in Europe. This is the first in a series of dispatches as Kelly takes Europe by storm in support of his latest CD, "Brand New Bag". more

Mar 30, 2007 7:54 PM MUSIC